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Episode 41: The Power of the Resurrection

Do you agree with Paul in Philippians 3:10 when he says that every other goal in life is no better than sewage compared to discovering the full significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he highlights…

Christ Died for Whom?

Bible students throughout church history have debated whether Christ died to provide salvation for the world, or to those who would be saved. I prefer to avoid the logical arguments of competing theological systems in favor of a more simple,…

Episode 40: When Christ Died

Have you taken time recently to reflect upon the amazing significance of the death of Jesus Christ on the cross? When Jesus died, He performed the greatest rescue effort of all time. Pause for a moment to consider the powerful truth of…

When Jesus Died

Have you ever experienced a life-threatening moment when you almost died or nearly faced serious injury or loss? Sometime around 2005, I was driving my 1995 Ford Escort station wagon home from a morning of seminary lectures, from northwest Milwaukee…

The Resurrection Appearances of Christ

Here is a thorough Bible study list of the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus Christ, provided in chronological order. 1. Initial Visits to the Tomb Mk. 16:1 - Spices purchased (probably Saturday evening) Mt. 28:2-4, 27:52-53 -…

The Resurrection in the Old Testament

The New Testament clearly presents the doctrine of the resurrection. But do you know any clear references to the doctrine of resurrection in the Old Testament? Here is a basic list of some key verses, among my personal favorites. Feel free to…

Sin Exhausted Itself at the Cross

This thought captured my attention last week as I prepared an institute lecture on Romans 6:1-14. Since sin exhausted itself in bringing about death, from that point forward it is powerless to overcome new life.[1] When death unleashed the…